Monthly Archives: June 2013

A delicious Cucina Povera in the heart of Athens

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Cucina Povera is a rustic, little place in Pagkrati, near the Panathinaiko Stadium providing freshly cooked, delicious food in reasonable prices. Photo credit It is a Mediterranean – Greek food serving kind of restaurant, mostly known around here for its …

Greek coffee

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The sweet smell of tradition Greek coffee is an integral part of everyday life in Greece, whether as the energizing beverage of a boosting breakfast, or as a treat accompanied by spoon sweets and loukoumia served to welcome house guests …

Zea, the emmer wheat

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A life giving cereal! Zea is probably the oldest cereal of this world and stood for a key component in the diet of Ancient Greeks. It features an undeniable nutritional value and it is no coincidence that the etymology of …

Barbra Streisand chooses Greek yogurt for her son!

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Have you seen an adorable “mother & son” movie called “The Guilt Trip”, starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen? In the opening credits, Barbra tries desperately (iPhone on fire people) to contact her son who is about to travel back …

Hey, Fellas, Olive Oil And Nuts Tied To Prostate Cancer Survival

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Sometimes, it doesn’t take a major diet overhaul to get significant health benefits. Small changes can be helpful, too. This seems to be the take-home message from a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine linking olive oil and nuts to …

The Wallpaper* for Finest Roots Spirits

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In previous month’s food news the famous, high-end lifestyle, fashion & design Magazine Wallpaper* picked Greece: the newly established Greek brand Finest Roots, a local producer of traditional Greek spirits “dressed for success”  with an unexpected modern packaging. Finest Roots …

Prizes for Greek Olive Oils in Top Competition

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Olive oil producers and marketers from Greece were among the more than 700 contestants from all over the world that participated in the New York International Olive Oil Competition last week. Greek brands won two Gold awards and thirteen Silver …

Smoked Grated Bottarga by Stefos

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Stefos’ smoked grated bottarga, or avgotaraho as we call it in Greece, is a premium quality product featuring a very strong flavor and an intriguing aroma full of sea notes. It is a moderately dehydrated, grey mullet roe, 100% natural …

Extra pure orange jam by Geodi

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Prepared with carefully selected freshly cut oranges, straight from the Greek countryside, extra pure orange jam by Geodi has a rich, fruity flavor and pleasing aroma. Geodi’s all-natural orange jam is prepared only with fresh fruit, sugar and fresh lemon …

Tagliatelle with red Florina peppers by Terpnon

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Although tagliatelle is a traditional Italian pasta, Terpnon’s tagliatelle feature a Greek flavor and color with the addition of our beloved red Florina peppers, a product of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI). Terpnon’s tagliatelle are produced by selected, fresh ingredients coming …